NEW YORK (September 13, 2013)-
This Saturday night a terrific night of boxing featuring undefeated Jr. Welterweight Chris Algieri and former world champion Joshua Clottey in separate bouts will be streamed LIVE all over the world on www.pandafeed.tv.
The fights, promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing will originate from the Paramount in Huntington, New York can be seen for just $9.99.
Algieri will be fighting in front of his hometown fans for the ninth time and seventh consecutive appearance at the Paramount.
He has a record of 17-0 with seven knockouts and is quickly become one of the top prospects in the Jr. Welterweight division. He began to get noticed with a 10 round unanimous decision over Bayan Jargal in 2011 and his momentum has only picked up.
Star Boxing has kept Algieri busy in 2013. He scored an exciting ten round unanimous decision over Jose Peralta Alejo (10-1) in a bout that was nationally televised by NBC Sports Network.
Algieri’s opponent will be Wilfredo Acuna (14-12, 11 KO’s) of Managua, Nicaragua.
Acuna is the former WBA Fedebol Featherweight champion and has fought top competition such as world title challenger Orlando Cruz, Alejandro Sanabria, Luis Cruz, Chris Hazimhalis, former Olympic Gold medal winner Felix Diaz and in his last bout Jonathan Maicelo on August 10, 2012.
Clottey (36-4, 22 KO’s), the former IBF Welterweight Champion, will make his debut as a Middleweight when he takes on Dashon Johnson in a bout scheduled for ten rounds.
Clottey of Accrah, Ghana has long been recognized as one of the best fighters in the Welterweight division.
He got himself in position to fight for the title with big wins over Shamone Alvarez (19-0) and Jose Luis Cruz (36-3-2). Those fights prepared him for his title winning effort over Zab Judah.
In his next bout, he fought a thrilling battle with Miguel Cotto in front of a packed crowd at Madison Square Garden. It was a terrific fight that saw Cotto squeak by via split decision.
Clottey then fought a major Pay Per View bout in front of more than 50,000 fans at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas against the legendary Manny Pacquiao.
“It’s an honor to be able to show these fights to the world”, said Pandafeed.tv and director of boxing Marc Abrams”Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing is one of the best
promoters in the country and he has put out quality shows and great fights for the better part of two decades. When we began Pandafeed, we were committed to bringing the best action from around the world and to have a former and possible future world champion in Clottey plus another future champion in Algieri fits into our model and vision.
Two other bouts will fill out the card as undefeated Heavyweight Constantin Bejenaru (3-0, 2 KO’s) battles Excell Holmes (2-1-1, 1 KO) and a four round Jr. Middleweight bout between Wendy Toussaint (1-0) battling Koree Boyd (pro debut)
Advance tickets for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 10” ($50 to $200 VIP seating) are available online through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com), the Star Boxing website (StarBoxing.com) and The Paramount Box Office, phone (631) 673-7300.
The Paramount is located at 370 New York Avenue in Huntington, New York. Doors will open on the night of the event at 7:00 p.m. with the first bell at 7:30 p.m.